Talkin' Cloud http://talkincloud.com/rss.xml en Carving a Cloud: Finding Your Niche across 5 Industry Verticals http://talkincloud.com/cloud-markets/carving-cloud-finding-your-niche-across-5-industry-verticals <div class="node-body gallery-body">As you narrow your focus and seek to differentiate your cloud service provider from the pack, click through the slideshow for 5 industry verticals and the cloud opportunities each one presents. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-markets/carving-cloud-finding-your-niche-across-5-industry-verticals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-markets/carving-cloud-finding-your-niche-across-5-industry-verticals#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Markets Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:14:00 +0000 59151 at http://talkincloud.com The Doyle Report: Getting Big by Going Small http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/doyle-report-getting-big-going-small <div class="field-deck"> How channel companies find growth by narrowing their focus and developing niches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ever feel lost amid a sea of information and communications technology (ICT) business consultants who offer similar services, prices and expertise? Then maybe you need a market niche, which is somewhat different than a specialization created by a vendor for a set of partners. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/doyle-report-getting-big-going-small" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/doyle-report-getting-big-going-small#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:22:00 +0000 59141 at http://talkincloud.com A Decade of Being Different: BitTitan CEO Reflects on 10 Years in the Cloud http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/decade-being-different-bittitan-ceo-reflects-10-years-cloud <div class="field-deck"> In an interview, BitTitan CEO Geeman Yip offers advice to MSPs on how to be different </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BitTitan is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in 2017, and has big plans. Talkin' Cloud sat down with BitTitan CEO Geeman Yip in Seattle recently to get more details.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/decade-being-different-bittitan-ceo-reflects-10-years-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/decade-being-different-bittitan-ceo-reflects-10-years-cloud#comments Cloud Companies Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:45:00 +0000 59131 at http://talkincloud.com Amazon Promotes New Tool to Protect Cloud Customers From Attacks http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/amazon-promotes-new-tool-protect-cloud-customers-attacks <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a new security tool for cloud customers, part of a slew of product announcements this week.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/amazon-promotes-new-tool-protect-cloud-customers-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/amazon-promotes-new-tool-protect-cloud-customers-attacks#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Events Cloud Computing Security Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:44:00 +0000 59121 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Amazon CTO, Werner Vogels</p> Ingram Micro CEO Vows Faster Investment After Acquisition is Final http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/ingram-micro-ceo-vows-faster-investment-after-acquisition-final <div class="node-body article-body">Speaking from Ingram Micro ONE in Las Vegas, Alain Monié said leaving Wall Street for private ownership allows the firm to double down on technologies that carry more risk while offering greater potential returns. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/ingram-micro-ceo-vows-faster-investment-after-acquisition-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/ingram-micro-ceo-vows-faster-investment-after-acquisition-final#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Events Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:33:00 +0000 59111 at http://talkincloud.com AWS re:Invent 2016: News You Need to Know, Nov. 30 http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/aws-reinvent-2016-news-you-need-know-nov-30 <div class="node-body article-body">With such a diverse set of customers, AWS has introduced a range of new services and capabilities on Tuesday to address their needs. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/aws-reinvent-2016-news-you-need-know-nov-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/aws-reinvent-2016-news-you-need-know-nov-30#comments Cloud Computing Public Cloud Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:45:00 +0000 59101 at http://talkincloud.com Amazon Unveils Image Recognition, Voice-Activated Cloud Services http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/amazon-unveils-image-recognition-voice-activated-cloud-services <div class="node-body article-body">AWS introduced an image recognition service, a speech-to-text service dubbed Polly and “Lex,” which will let customers build conversational apps similar to its Alexa voice-activated platform.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/amazon-unveils-image-recognition-voice-activated-cloud-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/amazon-unveils-image-recognition-voice-activated-cloud-services#comments Cloud Computing Public Cloud Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:44:00 +0000 59091 at http://talkincloud.com HPE Demonstrates its Futuristic Vision of Big Data Processing http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/hpe-demonstrates-its-futuristic-vision-big-data-processing <div class="node-body article-body"> HPE has built a new proof-of-concept computing prototype called Memory-Driven computing.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/hpe-demonstrates-its-futuristic-vision-big-data-processing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/hpe-demonstrates-its-futuristic-vision-big-data-processing#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:42:00 +0000 59081 at http://talkincloud.com Pax8 Aims to Streamline Selling of Cloud Services for MSPs http://talkincloud.com/cloud-software-developers-and-isvs/pax8-aims-streamline-selling-cloud-services-msps <div class="node-body article-body">The vendor’s platform enables tech solution providers to purchase cloud-based IT services from a wide range of vendors and seamlessly deliver them to end users with automated provisioning and billing.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-software-developers-and-isvs/pax8-aims-streamline-selling-cloud-services-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-software-developers-and-isvs/pax8-aims-streamline-selling-cloud-services-msps#comments Cloud Software Developers and ISVs Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:28:00 +0000 59071 at http://talkincloud.com AWS re:Invent 2016: News You Need to Know, Nov. 29 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/aws-reinvent-2016-news-you-need-know-nov-29 <div class="node-body article-body">This week tens of thousands of Amazon Web Services (AWS) partners and customers will be in Las Vegas for the AWS re:Invent conference.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/aws-reinvent-2016-news-you-need-know-nov-29" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-events/aws-reinvent-2016-news-you-need-know-nov-29#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Events Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:06:00 +0000 59061 at http://talkincloud.com Azure Stack in 6 Months, Says HPE Exec http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/azure-stack-6-months-says-hpe-exec <div class="field-byline"> Scott Fulton III | Data Center Knowledge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The timeframe is finally tightening for the release of Microsoft’s long awaited data center operating platform, Azure Stack.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/azure-stack-6-months-says-hpe-exec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/azure-stack-6-months-says-hpe-exec#comments Cloud Computing Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:31:00 +0000 59051 at http://talkincloud.com With Customers in Focus, AWS CEO Looks to Future of Public Cloud http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/customers-focus-aws-ceo-looks-future-public-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Ahead of AWS re:Invent this week in Las Vegas, AWS CEO Andy Jassy sat down with Forbes to talk about his cloud views.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/customers-focus-aws-ceo-looks-future-public-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/customers-focus-aws-ceo-looks-future-public-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Public Cloud Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:27:00 +0000 59041 at http://talkincloud.com Microsoft Debunks Top Cloud Myths of 2016 http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/microsoft-debunks-top-cloud-myths-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Richard Hay | Windows IT Pro </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Julia White, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President for Azure and Security, took to the Microsoft Azure official blog in an effort to debunk several myths surrounding the use of cloud services.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/microsoft-debunks-top-cloud-myths-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/microsoft-debunks-top-cloud-myths-2016#comments Cloud Computing Public Cloud Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:13:00 +0000 59031 at http://talkincloud.com 5 Stories You Need to Read about Containers, November http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/5-stories-you-need-read-about-containers-november <div class="node-body article-body">Here are 5 stories about containers you need to read this month. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/5-stories-you-need-read-about-containers-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/5-stories-you-need-read-about-containers-november#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Services Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:05:00 +0000 59021 at http://talkincloud.com Oracle Bare Metal Cloud: Top Considerations and Use-Cases http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/oracle-bare-metal-cloud-top-considerations-and-use-cases <div class="node-body article-body">In keeping with the modern trends of cloud – get ready for yet another public cloud provider: The Oracle Bare Metal Cloud. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/oracle-bare-metal-cloud-top-considerations-and-use-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/public-cloud/oracle-bare-metal-cloud-top-considerations-and-use-cases#comments Cloud Computing Public Cloud Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:12:00 +0000 59001 at http://talkincloud.com Five Ways to Market Cloud Solutions in 2017 http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-sales-strategies/five-ways-market-cloud-solutions-2017 <div class="field-deck"> A quintet of trends will affect how SaaS solutions get sold and serviced </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Talkin’ Cloud reached out to a number of leaders in the space to get their thinking on how outbound communication trends will shape up in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-sales-strategies/five-ways-market-cloud-solutions-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-sales-strategies/five-ways-market-cloud-solutions-2017#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Sales Strategies Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:30:00 +0000 58981 at http://talkincloud.com Philips to Start Selling Smart Software for Doctors to Rival GE http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/philips-start-selling-smart-software-doctors-rival-ge <div class="node-body article-body">Royal Philips NV plans to roll out software designed to help doctors improve the diagnoses of diseases such as cancer as it challenges General Electric Co. and Siemens AG.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/philips-start-selling-smart-software-doctors-rival-ge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/philips-start-selling-smart-software-doctors-rival-ge#comments Cloud Computing SaaS (Software as a Service) Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:29:00 +0000 58991 at http://talkincloud.com Finding the Right Cloud Fit http://talkincloud.com/guest-bloggers/finding-right-cloud-fit <div class="node-body article-body">Most businesses currently use the cloud for one or more of their IT functions, but as they look to add cloud services, many need help determining which approach is best: private, public or hybrid. Businesses will turn to their IT solutions providers for answers, so you need to be prepared to guide them through the process of determining which approach best fits their needs. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/guest-bloggers/finding-right-cloud-fit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/guest-bloggers/finding-right-cloud-fit#comments Guest Bloggers Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:02:00 +0000 58971 at http://talkincloud.com 5 Simple Tips to Maximize Website Uptime during Holiday Shopping Season http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/5-simple-tips-maximize-website-uptime-during-holiday-shopping-season <div class="field-deck"> Black Friday is only two days away. Is your website ready? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It's holiday shopping time, which means retail websites will see their heaviest traffic of the year.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/5-simple-tips-maximize-website-uptime-during-holiday-shopping-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/5-simple-tips-maximize-website-uptime-during-holiday-shopping-season#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Services Wed, 23 Nov 2016 21:19:00 +0000 58961 at http://talkincloud.com New 451 Research Report Highlights Growing Demand for Bundled Cloud Services http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/new-451-research-report-highlights-growing-demand-bundled-cloud-services <div class="node-body article-body">The portion of enterprise IT budgets spent on hosting and cloud services in 2017 is set to jump by more than 20 percent over 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/new-451-research-report-highlights-growing-demand-bundled-cloud-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/new-451-research-report-highlights-growing-demand-bundled-cloud-services#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Services Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:48:00 +0000 58951 at http://talkincloud.com Report: SaaS Dominates Cloud Usage in India http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/report-saas-dominates-cloud-usage-india <div class="node-body article-body">Sixty-two percent of CIOs in India report that their organization already uses cloud services.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/report-saas-dominates-cloud-usage-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/saas-software-service/report-saas-dominates-cloud-usage-india#comments Cloud Computing SaaS (Software as a Service) Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:30:00 +0000 58941 at http://talkincloud.com Google Opens Early Adopter Program for Team Drives, Acquires Qwiklabs http://talkincloud.com/google-apps-vs-office-365/google-opens-early-adopter-program-team-drives-acquires-qwiklabs <div class="node-body article-body">Google Drive is adding more features for teams, while Google is acquiring Qwiklabs for cloud training.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/google-apps-vs-office-365/google-opens-early-adopter-program-team-drives-acquires-qwiklabs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/google-apps-vs-office-365/google-opens-early-adopter-program-team-drives-acquires-qwiklabs#comments Cloud Computing Google Apps vs Office 365 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:03:00 +0000 58931 at http://talkincloud.com At Whitman’s Slimmer HPE, Acquisitions Offer Promise of Growth http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/whitman-s-slimmer-hpe-acquisitions-offer-promise-growth <div class="node-body article-body">To jump-start growth, Whitman could soon start to acquire smaller companies in areas such as storage and networking, analysts say.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/whitman-s-slimmer-hpe-acquisitions-offer-promise-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/whitman-s-slimmer-hpe-acquisitions-offer-promise-growth#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:56:00 +0000 58921 at http://talkincloud.com IBM Adds 4 Data Centers in U.K., Focusing on AI Cloud Services http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/ibm-adds-4-data-centers-uk-focusing-ai-cloud-services <div class="node-body article-body">The four data centers announced Tuesday come on top of a previous commitment from 2014 in which the company said it would spend $1.2 billion on 15 such facilities around the world. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/ibm-adds-4-data-centers-uk-focusing-ai-cloud-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/ibm-adds-4-data-centers-uk-focusing-ai-cloud-services#comments Cloud Companies Cloud Computing Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:47:00 +0000 58911 at http://talkincloud.com Microsoft Invests in Quantum Computing Division with Key Appointments http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/microsoft-invests-quantum-computing-division-key-appointments <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is making a significant investment in its quantum computing division with the addition of several new executives.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/microsoft-invests-quantum-computing-division-key-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-services/microsoft-invests-quantum-computing-division-key-appointments#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Services Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:12:00 +0000 58901 at http://talkincloud.com (Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures via Microsoft) Oracle Acquires Dyn to Boost Cloud Performance http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/oracle-acquires-dyn-boost-cloud-performance <div class="field-deck"> The terms of the deal have not been disclosed </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oracle announced on Monday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/oracle-acquires-dyn-boost-cloud-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/oracle-acquires-dyn-boost-cloud-performance#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:26:00 +0000 58891 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd</p> Is a Retreat from Private Cloud Also Under Way? Cisco Weighs In http://talkincloud.com/private-cloud/retreat-private-cloud-also-under-way-cisco-weighs <div class="field-byline"> Scott Fulton II | Data Center Knowledge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Could a possible lull in the adoption, or at least the excitement, around private cloud be to blame for Cisco's poor earnings?</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/private-cloud/retreat-private-cloud-also-under-way-cisco-weighs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/private-cloud/retreat-private-cloud-also-under-way-cisco-weighs#comments Cloud Computing Private Cloud Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:58:00 +0000 58881 at http://talkincloud.com Alibaba Cloud to Launch Four New Data Centers by End of 2016 http://talkincloud.com/iaas/alibaba-cloud-launch-four-new-data-centers-end-2016 <div class="field-deck"> Alibaba Cloud launched its Dubai data center on Monday </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alibaba’s cloud computing arm will close out the end of the year with four new data centers.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/iaas/alibaba-cloud-launch-four-new-data-centers-end-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/iaas/alibaba-cloud-launch-four-new-data-centers-end-2016#comments Cloud Computing IaaS Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:41:00 +0000 58871 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Alibaba founder&nbsp;Jack Ma</p> Introducing the E2 Hybrid Backup Solution: This One’s a Game Changer http://talkincloud.com/blog/introducing-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-one-s-game-changer <div class="node-body blog-body">When it comes to true hybrid backup with dedicated on-site hardware and automatic cloud retention, E2 changes the game.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/introducing-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-one-s-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/introducing-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-one-s-game-changer#comments Guest Bloggers backup backup and disaster recovery Carbonite Talkin Cloud Blog Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:24:00 +0000 58861 at http://talkincloud.com Friday's Last Word: SwiftStack CEO Don Jaworski http://talkincloud.com/last-word/fridays-last-word-swiftstack-ceo-don-jaworski <div class="node-body gallery-body">Don Jaworski is the CEO of SwiftStack, which was recently named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Object Storage. Here's what he's like outside of the office.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/last-word/fridays-last-word-swiftstack-ceo-don-jaworski" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/last-word/fridays-last-word-swiftstack-ceo-don-jaworski#comments Cloud Computing Cloud Services Last Word Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:01:00 +0000 58851 at http://talkincloud.com